Nov 5: Intersections, Interventions, & the Homoerotics of Orientalism

Intersections, Interventions, & the Homoerotics of Orientalism a lecture by Joseph Boone THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Joseph Boone, English, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, USC Dornsife One of the largely untold stories of Orientalism is the degree to which the Middle East has been associated with ‘deviant’ male homosexuality […]

Religion, Sexuality and AIDS: All the News That's Fit to Print?: Diane Winston @ NYU

The Lerner Workshop in Religion and Society at NYU, Inaugural Lecture by Diane Winston Thursday, April 26 6 to 7:30 pm Diane Winston, Knight Chair, Media and Religion, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California Winston examines three newspapers, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Dallas Morning News, […]

Come Hear a Ugandan LGBT Activist Speak: Frank Mugisha, March 22 & 23

PRA (Political Research Associates) is thrilled to host a three-city speaking tour for Frank Mugisha, a leader of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) from March 20-March 31. He’s coming to New York! Frank will be joined by our own Kapya Kaoma, author of the groundbreaking PRA report, Globalizing the Culture Wars: U.S. Conservatives, African Churches, and […]

Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India: The Repeal of Section 377 and the political, legal and public health implications for the LGBT community

Thursday, November 5, 2009 A roundtable presented by the South Asia Association Co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian International and Public Affairs Association; and the South Asia Institute. A panel disussion with Myna Mukherjee, Vivek Divan, Dr. Viraj Patel and Prashant Iyengar on the recent ruling on Indian Penal Code 377 that decriminalized homosexuality. Moderated […]

Before Sex: One Day Conference at Rutgers University

October 23, 2009 8:30 AM to 6 PM Teleconference Room 4th floor of Alexander Library 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Until recently we’ve thought of the modern sex/gender system and homosexual identity as socio-intellectual developments of the later nineteenth century. But over the past three decades, evidence and arguments have accumulated to suggest […]